Why The Thoothukkudi Custodial Deaths Concern Each one of us.

Jayaraj and Bennicks were taken into custody on 19th July in Thoothukkudy and by 23rd early morning they died. The FIR read that they died due to fever. However with further investigation, four officers have been arrested and charged with brutal violence, sexual assault murder. Read about the details of the case, the flaws in the judicial system, actions taken by the government and how we as individuals should know if a similar situation arises to us.

Book Review _ Five Petals by Chinmayee Gayatree Sahu

Details About the Book The Book was released as a part of Blogchatter's ebook carnival. In the very same event, my book Life in the Time of Coronavirus was released as well. Book Name - Five Petals Author - Chinmayeee Gayatree Sahu Genre - Fiction Pages - 31 Language - English Download Link - Five … Continue reading Book Review _ Five Petals by Chinmayee Gayatree Sahu

BOOK REVIEW – DESIGNING A POSITIVE MICRO-UNIVERSE BY JUDY MORRIS

If you have wanted to make positive changes in lifestyle with respect to sustainability, this book is for you. It is a breezy read with mostly two-page chapters. I’d definitely recommend for a quick informative read.

Life After Coronavirus – Awaiting the Sunrise and Zappy Days

Epidemics and Pandemics aren't happening for the first time. We never remember any of them by the changes they brought about. Let Covid-19/Coronavirus change that narrative. Let this pandemic be known for moulding a generation of compassionate people who decided to change their lifestyles for the better. They learnt new skills, their eyes sparkled with kindness and they were the first of the many generations that came later, that looked inward for answers.

Being My Own Creative Yardstick

I am trying to be happy about the things I do for my pleasure and to not judge myself for just being. So before I go any further, I'd like to let you, my readers, know that if you haven't created or learnt anything during the lock-down, it is okay. You only have to make sure that you are content and happy. Here are some satisfying things I have been doing during the lock-down. The aim is to create, improve lifestyle and feel good about all of it:

Final Goodbyes – When XOXOs Replace Warm Hugs and Kisses

Today, I spent a lot of time reading real life stories of last moments of people who died from Covid-19. When I began writing about 'The Life in the Time of coronavirus', this was one aspect I wanted to cover. Because if we have to understand and appreciate life, we need to take a glimpse at death, at least once in a while. The stories I am about to tell you - I insist that you read them - will definitely make you appreciate the people in your lives.  And when you do, please give them a call and tell them that you love them.

The Waywardness of Covid-19

The Covid-19 Virus is still like an out of syllabus exam paper given to the world. The threat isn't a bomb planted in unknown locations or enemy soldiers but one without a face whose nature is still unclear. We must have only understood a small percentage of how this virus works which is partly why a remedy hasn't been found yet and with time we are still picking up bits and pieces of how the virus works.

6 Vital Elements of the Self to Focus on During Lock-down

During Lock-down, either of the two have caused you pain; being with your loved ones or being away from them. Staying indoors with a bunch of people, with no escape has its own boons and banes. In this post, I have brushed on 6 Vital elements of our lives that contribute to 95% of our mental and physical well-being. For many of us, the Lock-down was a test of our connection with these elements. If you haven't considered this before, you may consider improving all or any of these aspects during the remainder of the lock-down

Uncommon Opinion: Finding the Utopia in this Dystopia

"It may sound insensitive when I tell you that I am enjoying my life. Like everyone else, I too am concerned about the virus engulfing the world, taking too many lives. But it's high time we stop being miserable. We need to accept what comes our way with grace."

Ten Useful Apps to Install During Lock-down

Exercise, mental well being, time pass, brushing up skills, improving knowledge; we have covered so many useful Apps in this post and so trying out even one from this list will benefit you in one way or the other.

Stories of Kindness and Sacrifice during Covid-19

The brawl over toilet paper and supermarkets emptying out had us wondering where we were all heading. But there were some beautiful acts of kindness and sacrifice that kept people together, sane and alive during the Coronavirus pandemic. I wouldn't be doing justice to this series if I don't put the stories of these wonderful souls out there. Here are some heart warming Stories of Kindness and Sacrifice during Covid-19

Role Reversal as Humans Hide and Nature Thrives

It would be ideal for all of us to go on a global self quarantine for a month every year. We'll all stay with family, take things slowly, love better, stay at home and let the Earth breathe and mend herself. The economy, daily wage earners, businesses, essential services etc can be taken care of with good planning. I'm sure this will be our best contribution to Earth. What do you think?

6 Simple Life Changes During Quarantine

We are on the lookout for ways to make the Quarantine period less monotonous. This post in no way tells you that you need to have a skill at the end of Lock-down. It is alright if you choose to spend your day by simply being happy. It merely gives you ideas if you want to make some simple life changes during Quarantine. These tips need at the most 10 minutes of your time. You can invest more time depending upon how quick or effective you want the results to be.

Pantomimes and Paranoia

It is important for people to understand the fine line between absurd paranioa and caution. I do not know where one ends and one begins. But who does? This was one of the many things we have been figuring out. Right?

One Day At a Time

Today I have a Guest Post on my blog. I have been giving you my point of view of Life in the time of Coronavirus. But I felt the need to include the views of a few other people during these times so that that you see the life during these days from more than … Continue reading One Day At a Time